Environmental Sustainability Index
http://www.ciesin.columbia.edu/indicators/ESI/index.html

Global Leaders for Tomorrow, World Economic Forum


The Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) is a measure of overall progress towards environmental sustainability, developed for 142 countries. This site contains the downloadable 2002 ESI reports and data. Downloads provide details on the analytical framework, quantitative methodology and data sources that underlie the ESI. Users may also follow links to interactive map views of 2001 ESI data.


Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets
Special Interest: Sustainability
Data Source: Synthetic/Model Data
Science Background Required: Basic scientific background required
Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources, Climate